Manage your reputation

Leadership and Soft Skills for Students by Cary J. Green, PhD

Manage your reputation by honoring commitments. You want to have the reputation that people know they can count on you and that you are ethical. Let your word be “gospel;” if you say you will do something, do it. If you find that you cannot fulfill a commitment, be sure to inform the person who is counting on you.

 

Navigating difficult conversations VIII

Leadership and Soft Skills for Students by Cary J. Green, PhD

When you find yourself in a conflict and are trying to “win,” be sure you understand what it means to win. If you win an argument with a friend but damage or destroy your relationship, you have lost something far more important.